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#1 Tom Heath

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 19:39



Revitalize your new pen... Complete Health Check on your Vintage pen.

1. Complete exterior check before looking under the hood.
Looking for cracks, dings, water damage to hard rubber parts, swollen lever box

2. Non Flame method to open your pen. Seperating the section from the barrel

3. Nib and feed flow check, as well as broken tine , smoothing is not included , but is available

4. Complete removal of old sac material and check of the pressure bar for extended life, replacement if necessary, additional

5. Supply and install new Rubber Sac incl. Silicone sac $2.00 add'l

6. General surface polishing of pen is included, cosmetic resurfacing is available at additional cost

Missing parts may be available from my extensive American Pen inventory

Nib replacement is also offered.

Cost: Standard Sac lever filler pen $ 22.00 plus return postage at cost + Insurance if desired

Vacumatic Fillers $30.00 " "

Sheaffer Snorkel Fillers $30.00 " "

I invite questions , about pen repairs

Tom Heath

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All work fully quaranteed for one year from date of service

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#2 Tom Heath

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 17:28

Today 11/29 thru Dec.15,2010

Three pens reconditioned for the same price as two

Fast turn around, be back to you by Christmas

Happy Writing

Tom

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#3 kroywen1982

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 18:20

Can you give me a ballpark for restoring a Parker 51 with Gold Cap. Thank you.

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Posted 06 December 2010 - 23:41

I have just had the pleasure of dealing with Mr. Heath. He is very knowledgeable and provides insight into the delicate restoration of vintage pens. I have sent him a Pelikan Golden Web Vacumatic that will need a new sac and maybe a new nib. I will give report how the repairs went when the project is completed, but he instilled confidence in me concerning his expertise and his enthusiasm for pen restoration. Will post later with pics! (Of note, I am not affiliated nor related to Mr Health or Pen Fanatic Enterprises). Thank you. :W2FPN: (1) !B9rnk9QB2k~$(KGrHqYOKpgE.jpg
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Posted 09 December 2010 - 19:29

I have just had the pleasure of dealing with Mr. Heath. He is very knowledgeable and provides insight into the delicate restoration of vintage pens. I have sent him a Pelikan Golden Web Vacumatic that will need a new sac and maybe a new nib. I will give report how the repairs went when the project is completed, but he instilled confidence in me concerning his expertise and his enthusiasm for pen restoration. Will post later with pics! (Of note, I am not affiliated nor related to Mr Health or Pen Fanatic Enterprises). Thank you. :W2FPN: (1) !B9rnk9QB2k~$(KGrHqYOKpgE.jpg


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Posted 10 December 2010 - 05:15

Tom did a golden web for me, actually showed me step by step how to be successful on restoring vacs. I have learned a lot from Tom in regards to pen restoration, so I hope that is a vote of confidence. And the parts inventory is pretty incredible. The best times I have is going over to his place and working on pens. Enough ramble! Take care! Rick
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#7 Tom Heath

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Posted 13 December 2010 - 23:29

Can you give me a ballpark for restoring a Parker 51 with Gold Cap. Thank you.



Pardon Me for the slow response , I have been away for a few days... If your 51 is a Vacumatic filler it is $30.00 + mailing cost

51 is an aerometric filler it is $22.00 " "


This covers complete teardown, cleaning new sac , re assembly and body polishing.. I hope this answers your question.
If now knidly contact me again.

Send pens for repair/ restoration to :
Tom Heath
PO Box 664
Wind Gap, Pa, 18091

Please include an email address and telephone if possible.. I do try to have good communication during the repairf process.

Turn around time is less than 10 days

I am having a 3 for the price of two repairmans special just now until 12/15/10
Tom

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#8 Tom Heath

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 14:27



Introductory Repair offer of Three pens for the price of Two is being extended until, January 1st, 2011

Happy New Year ...

And many thanks to all my new customeers.

Tom

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Posted 14 December 2010 - 20:09

Part 2: I have received the Gold Web Parker/F nib from T. Heath. The nib is smooth as silk. The pen fills flawlessly with my ink.
A job done with expertise and professionalism. Anyone who has a vintage pen that needs restoration need look no further. Tom is the man!
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Posted 06 January 2011 - 02:21

Tom repaired a Parker 75 and a Vacumatic for me. I am very pleased with his work, communication, the fair price, and quick turnaround. I have no hesitation recommending him. :thumbup:
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#11 Tom Heath

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 13:56

Can you give me a ballpark for restoring a Parker 51 with Gold Cap. Thank you.



Sorry I just saw your inquiry

The price is $ 30.00 + postage

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Posted 12 January 2011 - 21:37

I've just completed a transaction with Tom and thought I'd share my experience. I shipped 6 vintage pens to Tom for repairs, mostly sac replacements. Just about the time when I was wondering if he'd had time to look them over, I received them back!! He had the pens repaired and returned to me in LESS THAN ONE WEEK! :cloud9: I now have 6 new pens to play with. :roflmho: I VERY satisfied. Thank you Tom!
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Posted 12 January 2011 - 21:51

I just had Tom re-sac and clean up a vintage Mabie Todd Swallow. The turnaround was quick, and he did an excellent job.

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Posted 31 January 2011 - 01:31

I'm looking for someone to help me do some repair work on a Sheaffer's Tuckaway (touchdown filling system) with a barrel that's cracked at the threads.
Could you help me out? I can send some pics for a quote.
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Posted 07 February 2011 - 15:53

I Collect Soennecken and need an experienced artisan.
Can you repair the Soennecken 111,222 click-fill, piston filling system ? Also 333 ,I not sure if they are the same type of piston fill?
Please contact me if you are familiar with these or other Soenneckens.
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Posted 18 February 2011 - 02:27

I have a sheaffer oversized balance 5 5/8 in.(first yesr)in marine pearl with 2burn marks. One is 2o mm acr0ss .Can u repair burn marks? This is an awesome pen other than these defects and a chip on the cap lip
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Posted 18 February 2011 - 03:22

Tom, could you give us an idea of what we could expect for typical turn around time (is the 10 days quoted above for the Parker 51 about par for other brands/models? Do you do any nib regrinding, smoothing and/or customization?
Thanks

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 13:07

Tom, could you give us an idea of what we could expect for typical turn around time (is the 10 days quoted above for the Parker 51 about par for other brands/models? Do you do any nib regrinding, smoothing and/or customization?
Thanks


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Posted 11 March 2011 - 17:08

I have the same same question regarding smoothing, re-grinding, etc?

#20 Skribble

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 19:25

Tom just finished a restoration on a Parker Azure Vac I sent him. All I can say is WOW. Excellent workmanship and attention to detail. Great communication and the turn around time was lightning fast. I would HIGHLY recomend Tom to anyone looking to have any kind of work done no matter how big or small. Thanks again Tom, you have a customer for life.

Matt






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